The human rights advocacy group pulled the faked images following widespread online criticism.
The Central Bank of Colombia is studying the launch of a digital currency, according to statements made by its manager, Leonardo Villar. The organization is evaluating the launch of this instrument as a means of unifying the different digital wallets in the country, making them interoperable and easier to use for customers. Central Bank of […]
Aiming to make transactions easier for consumers and to put an end to tax evasion, Colombia is reportedly considering introducing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). The information was shared by Luis Carlos Reyes, head of the Colombian Tax and Customs Office, according to a report by CoinDesk that cited an interview published in Spanish […]
Former guerilla and Colombian economist, Gustavo Petro, was elected president of the country, beating his opponent who claimed ignorance of Bitcoin.
An account blockade that happened more than five months ago due to money laundering issues has prompted some Colombian users of Binance to commence legal action against the exchange in the country. According to reports the funds blocked exceed $1 million, and after an investigation from the FIOD, the Netherlands’ anti-money laundering watchdog, the funds […]
Bitso, a Mexico-based cryptocurrency exchange, is expanding and strengthening its push into the Colombian market in the midst of growing interest in these new technologies in the country. Bitso has appointed Emilio Pardo as a new country manager, to debut the start of operations in Colombia in partnership with Banco de Bogota. Bitso Enters Colombian […]
The Colombian government wants citizens to declare their crypto holdings – but industry figures claim this will just force crypto advocates and their coins onto overseas platforms….
Read More: Critics Hit Back at Colombia’s Retrospective Crypto Tax Plans
Founded in 2014 in Mexico, Bitso is now officially present in Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador and Colombia.
Michael Cembalest, J.P. Morgan Asset Management chairman of market and investment strategy, said bitcoin’s valuations are “the stuff that dreams are made of” — and he didn’t mean it as a compliment, CoinDesk reported Friday (Feb. 4). “I won’t be buying it even though part of me wants to, regardless of consequences, since that’s what […]
The Latin American real estate platform secured a deal in bitcoin for an apartment in Natura City, in the north of Colombia.